George "Dadoo" T. Odum, Sr. print


George "Dadoo" T. Odum, Sr.
June 5, 1930
March 8, 2016

    RAYMOND - George "Dadoo" T. Odum Sr., 85, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on the morning of March 8, 2016. He was born in Wilmington, N.C., on June 5, 1930, the son of the late Harlee W. Odum Sr. and Georgie Mae Spooner.
    In 1967 George retired as Chief Petty Officer after 20 years of service in the U.S. Coast Guard. After his retirement from the Coast Guard, he worked for and retired from the HP Hood Co. He enjoyed spending time surrounded by his family and dogs. George loved to make people laugh in his own quiet way. He had many hobbies including cooking, reading, coin collecting, listening to music and playing cribbage.
    He was predeceased by two brothers, Harlee W. Odum Jr. and John William Odum; and his grandson, Jose O. Odum.
    Surviving are his wife and love of his life of 54 years, Nancy (Eaton) Odum; eight children, George Thomas Jr. of South Carolina, Brenda Odum and Mary Cribbs of Gloucester, Mass., Jay Odum of Woburn, Mass., Susan Miller and her husband Frederick of Raymond, John Odum, Collen Drew and her husband John of Raymond, Teresa Spearin and her husband David of Limington, and Patricia Armstrong and her husband Timothy of Andover, Mass.; three stepchildren, Michael Snow and wife Cindy of South Portland, Sharon Ames and her husband Michael of Steep Falls, and Deborah Catterson and husband Robert of Raymond; 42 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.
    Visiting hours will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday evening at Hall Funeral Home, 165 Quaker Ridge Rd., Casco. At 11 a.m. on Friday, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Windham.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in the name of Nancy Odum to the
Alzheimer's Association of Maine
383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C
Scarborough, ME 04074

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